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  • Deliberating Environmental Policy in India

    Participation and the Role of Advocacy, 1st Edition

    By Sunayana Ganguly

    As one of the world’s largest and most bio-diverse countries, India’s approach to environmental policy will be very significant in tackling global environmental challenges. This book explores the transformations that have taken place in the making of environmental policy in India since the economic…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • Higher Education and Capacity Building in Africa

    The geography and power of knowledge under changing conditions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hanne Kirstine Adriansen, Lene Møller Madsen, Stig Jensen

    Higher education has recently been recognized as a key driver for societal growth in the Global South and capacity building of African universities is now widely included in donor policies. The question is; how do capacity building projects affect African universities, researchers and students?…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Land Reforms and Natural Resource Conflicts in Africa

    New Development Paradigms in the Era of Global Liberalization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo

    This book is a critical examination of the place and role of land in Africa, the role of land in political formation and national identification, and the land as an economic resource within both national economic development and liberal globalization. Colonial and post-colonial conflicts have been…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • Cities at Risk

    Planning for and Recovering from Natural Disasters, 1st Edition

    By Pierre Filion, Gary Sands

    As levels of urbanization increase around the world, the growing concentrations of population and economic activity increases vulnerability to natural disasters. Interdependencies among urban populations mean that damage to the built environment, including water, sewer and energy infrastructure,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Women Migrant Workers

    Ethical, Political and Legal Problems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zahra Meghani

    This volume makes the case for the fair treatment of female migrant workers from the global South who are employed in wealthy liberal democracies as care workers, domestic workers, home health workers, and farm workers. An international panel of contributors provide analyses of the ethical,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-21
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Sustainability and Wellbeing

    Human-Scale Development in Practice, 1st Edition

    By Mònica Guillen-Royo

    The idea that we can meet human needs and simultaneously conserve and even enhance the natural environment is an attractive one. Since the Brundtland report popularised a definition of sustainable development based on the concept of needs, there has been a widespread belief that it should be…

    Hardback – 2015-10-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • From Local Action to Global Networks: Housing the Urban Poor

    1st Edition

    By Peter Herrle, Astrid Ley

    Over the past two decades it has become widely recognized that housing issues have to be placed in a broader framework acknowledging that civil society in the form of Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and their allies are increasingly networking and emerging as strong players that cannot easily…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • Rules, Norms and NGO Advocacy Strategies

    Hydropower Development on the Mekong River, 1st Edition

    By Yumiko Yasuda

    There is much controversy over the development of new dams for hydropower, where concerns for environmental protection and the livelihoods of local people may conflict with the goals of economic development. This book analyses the opportunities and barriers that NGOs and civil society actors face…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Urban Planning in Lusophone African Countries

    1st Edition

    By Carlos Nunes Silva

    Urban planning on the five Lusophone African countries - Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, and Sao Tome and Príncipe - has so far been relatively overlooked in planning literature. Bringing together a team of leading scholars, this book fills the gap by providing an in-depth analysis…

    Hardback – 2015-09-18
    Routledge
    Design and the Built Environment

  • Development Discourse and Global History

    From colonialism to the sustainable development goals, 1st Edition

    By Aram Ziai

    The manner in which people have been talking and writing about ‘development’ and the rules according to which they have done so have evolved over time. Development Discourse and Global History uses the archaeological and genealogical methods of Michel Foucault to trace the origins of development…

    Hardback – 2015-09-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Informal Public Transport in Practice

    Matatu Entrepreneurship, 1st Edition

    By Meleckidzedeck Khayesi, Fredrick Muyia Nafukho

    Transport discourse often concentrates on what is missing from transport policy and practice in developing countries vis-à-vis high-income countries rather than articulating local creativity in responding to transport needs as revealed in informal public transport modes such as matatu, motorcycle,…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge

  • Southeast Asian Energy Transitions

    Between Modernity and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Mattijs Smits

    Addressing the apparent tensions between modernity and sustainability in Southeast Asia, this book offers novel insights into the global challenge of moving towards a low carbon energy system. With an original and accessible take on social theory related to energy transitions, modernity and…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge

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